This week, families can learn more about the farms and farmers who bring us nutritious food during the annual Union County Farm City Celebration.
Angela Parks is saving the world, one coupon at a time.
The public is invited to share thoughts on the location of a proposed new town hall during hearing Tuesday.
The City of Monroe will begin resurfacing and repairing several streets within the City limits starting Monday.
Weddington 45, Parkwood 0
CATA 38, South Stanly 0]
Sun Valley 17, Porter Ridge 10
Cuthbertson 28, Forest Hills 14
Charlotte Christian 35, Monroe 27
Rocky River 21, Marvin Ridge 0
Union Academy 22, East Montgomery 0
Weddington (4-0) hosts Parkwood (3-1) in Week 5, highlighting a seven-game schedule that includes three intra-county games. Porter Ridge (0-4) is seeking its first win of the year, and the Pirates would love for it to come against archrival Sun Valley (2-2). See the breakdown of all seven games involving UC.
Marvin Ridge's volleyball team improved to 14-3 overall and 4-0 in league play with Thursday's win over Sun Valley. The Mavericks have a big league match against Weddington on Sept. 23. The Warriors are also 4-0 in the SCC.
Weddington took advantage of three Monroe turnovers in the first quarter, then held off a second-half charge in Saturday's 28-20 road win. "We felt like we wanted it more than them and we wore them down by the end of the game," said WHS junior center Andy Horne.
Jax is a sweet, loving Husky mix, whose Carolina blue eyes would melt the hearts of most Tarheels.
Cute puppies and fluffy kittens abound at the Union County Animal Shelter this week!
Fin is a sweet little girl who will swim into your heart.
Despite drawing ever since she was very young, Gina Rugito-Anderson recently chose to make it more than a hobby.
Sunny, named for his orange color and cheerful disposition, is soft, cuddly and ready for you to take him home.
Thoughts of my mother — Ward Mullis
Week recognizes the work of nurses — Garett Schreier
Our Eighth Amendment — Lloyd Weichinger
Is redistricting really necessary? — Collin Love
Make your insurance choices wisely — Byron Ward
There is no risk of a constitutional convention
Take nothing at face value … investigate
Finally scared enough to vote?
Check the batteries in your smoke detector
Transparency vs. paranoia
When the health care debate began, I warned that the President’s health care bill was the wrong direction for our nation and North Carolina. I offered an alternative then—The Patients’ Choice Act—along with Senator Tom Coburn because health care was broken before Obamacare.
How do you like that frost on your car windows in the morning?